MOSCOW, may 3 – RIA Novosti. Statement of the MFA of Ukraine on the occasion of the anniversary of the tragedy in Odessa on 2 may 2014 that Russia is not interested in establishing an objective picture of the events, is nonsense, Russia – the first and main country, which has required it, said RIA Novosti informed source.

After the change of power in Ukraine, the activists of “antimiani” in the protest tent camp in Kulikovo field in Odessa. Day 2 may 2014 in the heart of the Greek area began a scuffle between activists of “antimiani” on one side and football “ultras” from Kharkov and Odessa, and radicals “euromayday” on the other. The fight ended with the destruction of the tent camp and the burning House of trade unions where took refuge the representatives of “Maidan”. At the same time many of those who tried to escape from the crowd of radicals shot. The victims of the tragedy that day was 48 people, six. More than 250 people were injured.

“the Fact that Russia is not interested in the investigation of the tragedy in Odessa is complete nonsense, we have repeatedly called for Ukraine to do it, for six years. Urge international organizations to identify the perpetrators. About of the persons referred to in this statement (who participated in the riots, the results of which Russia is allegedly insisted – ed.) anything unknown,” – said the Agency interlocutor.

since the tragedy six years the Ukrainian government was unable to complete the investigation and find those responsible for the tragedy. In 2019, the Monitoring mission of the UN on human rights in Ukraine (MMPCU) has published a report on the investigation into the events of 2 may 2014, which stated that no one was held accountable for the deaths of 48 people. The head of the mission noted that this situation demonstrates the disinterest of the authorities in the search and punishment of perpetrators, and the actions of Ukrainian law enforcement officers allow us to speak about bias of investigation.

the Russian foreign Ministry has repeatedly stated that Kiev is stubbornly hinders the investigation of the events of 2 may 2014 in Odesa, and urged international organizations to achieve from the Ukrainian authorities to clarify the circumstances of the tragedy.